Chess.com - Play. Learn. Share. Online chess community where you can play chess, learn strategies and tactics, read chess news, see book reviews, find rules & tips, get free downloads, and more! http://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com Silman on chess enginesMany players think that using a chess engine to analyze their games is the way to go. That is so, so wrong. A chess engine will show you tactical things you've missed, but it won't tell you how to find them yourself. It will toss out long variatio...http://www.chess.com/blog/Pacifique/silman-on-chess-enginesTue, 04 Feb 2014 13:44:20 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Pacifique/silman-on-chess-enginesLOLI remember many "chess experts" whining about "boring draws" in Anand-Gelfand match, claiming that there would not be such a draws if Carlsen was contender, instead of Gelfand. And now what we see? The 1st game of Anand-Carlsen match was 16 move d...http://www.chess.com/blog/Pacifique/lolSat, 09 Nov 2013 03:23:46 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Pacifique/lolTaking Out The Trash RefutationsMy favorite chess.com hero has posted another "useful" instruction - how to find "a risk free position" playing against Latvian gambit. His instruction has one major problem - it has too many "holes" e.g. opponents moves which may take any >20...http://www.chess.com/blog/Pacifique/taking-out-the-trash-refutationsThu, 13 Jun 2013 12:15:21 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Pacifique/taking-out-the-trash-refutationsStrategy and tacticsThe banal truth: Chess strategy and tactics are closely intertwined. Even in the relatively calm positions it`s very important to keep a tactical vigilance, look for the strongest concrete moves and accurately calculate emerging variations. Mark ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Pacifique/strategy-and-tacticsMon, 10 Jun 2013 21:35:04 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Pacifique/strategy-and-tactics